The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 497 435 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.19% 5.64% 6.47%
As % of the System Software category 50.41% 53.05% 62.46%
Number of salaries quoted 414 380 480
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
986 820 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.27% 10.63% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 821 690 765
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +10 190 £35,000 +19.65% 18
Cambridgeshire -7 106 £37,250 +6.42% 22
Essex -2 104 £31,250 -16.66% 2
Bedfordshire -6 54 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Suffolk +10 35 £31,000 -18.42% 5
Norfolk +20 17 £26,534 -11.55% 5
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 814 (81.56%) Windows
2 548 (54.91%) Microsoft
3 390 (39.08%) VMware
4 353 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 342 (34.27%) MS Exchange
6 308 (30.86%) MS Excel
7 258 (25.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 253 (25.35%) DNS
9 246 (24.65%) Citrix
9 246 (24.65%) MS Office
10 214 (21.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 211 (21.14%) Firewall
12 210 (21.04%) ITIL
13 197 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 189 (18.94%) SQL
15 188 (18.84%) Cisco
15 188 (18.84%) DHCP
16 187 (18.74%) Windows Server 2012
17 185 (18.54%) SQL Server
18 179 (17.94%) TCP/IP
19 161 (16.13%) SAN
20 160 (16.03%) Windows 7
21 152 (15.23%) Linux
22 146 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
23 145 (14.53%) Hyper-V
24 136 (13.63%) Finance
25 128 (12.83%) Windows XP
26 127 (12.73%) LAN
27 123 (12.32%) SharePoint
28 120 (12.02%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 342 (34.27%) MS Exchange
2 146 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 123 (12.32%) SharePoint
4 106 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 100 (10.02%) IIS
6 67 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 56 (5.61%) Lync
8 39 (3.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 35 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 28 (2.81%) IBM Notes
11 26 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
12 25 (2.51%) Apache
13 16 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
14 15 (1.50%) Lotus Domino
15 14 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
15 14 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (1.20%) Tomcat
17 11 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (0.80%) JOnAS
18 8 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 308 (30.86%) MS Excel
2 246 (24.65%) MS Office
3 7 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.40%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (1.10%) FastVal
1 11 (1.10%) SunGard APT
2 9 (0.90%) Oracle CRM
2 9 (0.90%) Magento
3 8 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.60%) AWD
6 3 (0.30%) assyst
6 3 (0.30%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.20%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.91%) Office 365
3 38 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.40%) SaaS
5 10 (1.00%) PaaS
6 6 (0.60%) IaaS
7 3 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 253 (25.35%) DNS
2 211 (21.14%) Firewall
3 188 (18.84%) DHCP
4 179 (17.94%) TCP/IP
5 161 (16.13%) SAN
6 127 (12.73%) LAN
7 105 (10.52%) WAN
8 101 (10.12%) VPN
9 69 (6.91%) VoIP
10 48 (4.81%) NAS
11 26 (2.61%) Internet
12 24 (2.40%) iSCSI
13 23 (2.30%) HTTP
13 23 (2.30%) Wireless
13 23 (2.30%) Network Security
14 22 (2.20%) Reverse Proxy
14 22 (2.20%) LDAP
15 21 (2.10%) FTP
16 18 (1.80%) VLAN
17 15 (1.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 18 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.10%) MySQL
7 10 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.40%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (0.40%) MS Access
10 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.30%) DB2
11 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.10%) Navicat
13 1 (0.10%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 8 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.40%) Subversion
3 3 (0.30%) Maven
3 3 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.20%) Hudson
4 2 (0.20%) Ant
4 2 (0.20%) JUnit
5 1 (0.10%) Log4Net
5 1 (0.10%) JIRA
5 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.10%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.10%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.10%) Zend Studio
General
1 136 (13.63%) Finance
2 30 (3.01%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.61%) Retail
4 25 (2.51%) Legal
5 16 (1.60%) Back Office
6 14 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.10%) Marketing
8 11 (1.10%) Banking
9 10 (1.00%) Law
10 5 (0.50%) Military
10 5 (0.50%) Electronics
10 5 (0.50%) Advertising
11 4 (0.40%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.30%) Publishing
12 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.20%) Games
14 1 (0.10%) Automotive
14 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 271 (27.15%) Analyst
2 181 (18.14%) Support Engineer
3 146 (14.63%) Support Analyst
4 109 (10.92%) IT Support
5 106 (10.62%) Administrator
5 106 (10.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 78 (7.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 70 (7.01%) Service Analyst
8 68 (6.81%) Service Desk Analyst
9 67 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
10 57 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
11 46 (4.61%) Architect
12 42 (4.21%) Desktop Support
12 42 (4.21%) 1st Line Support
13 41 (4.11%) Technical Support
14 40 (4.01%) Team Leader
15 39 (3.91%) Help Desk Analyst
16 38 (3.81%) IT Support Analyst
17 36 (3.61%) Help Desk Support
17 36 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (5.61%) Web Services
2 40 (4.01%) .NET
3 19 (1.90%) J2EE
4 15 (1.50%) HTML
5 14 (1.40%) COM
5 14 (1.40%) XML
6 13 (1.30%) CSS
7 11 (1.10%) ASP.NET
8 9 (0.90%) ADSI
8 9 (0.90%) Middleware
9 7 (0.70%) Ajax
9 7 (0.70%) XSLT
10 6 (0.60%) SAML
11 5 (0.50%) WSH
12 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 4 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.30%) XMPP
13 3 (0.30%) JSON
13 3 (0.30%) MSMQ
13 3 (0.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.11%) Blackberry
2 50 (5.01%) Clustering
3 26 (2.61%) Replication
4 25 (2.51%) Mathematics
5 22 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 19 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.80%) PKI
8 16 (1.60%) Open Source
8 16 (1.60%) Firmware
9 15 (1.50%) Thin Client
9 15 (1.50%) Fat Client
10 12 (1.20%) Grid Computing
11 10 (1.00%) iPhone
12 9 (0.90%) Physics
12 9 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.80%) AS400
13 8 (0.80%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.70%) CLARiiON
14 7 (0.70%) Statistics
14 7 (0.70%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 814 (81.56%) Windows
2 353 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 214 (21.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 187 (18.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 160 (16.03%) Windows 7
6 152 (15.23%) Linux
7 128 (12.83%) Windows XP
8 56 (5.61%) UNIX
9 47 (4.71%) Windows 8
10 34 (3.41%) Windows Vista
11 19 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (1.60%) Apple iOS
13 15 (1.50%) Windows 2000
14 14 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
15 13 (1.30%) Android
16 11 (1.10%) CentOS
17 9 (0.90%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.80%) Windows Phone
19 5 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
20 4 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (21.04%) ITIL
2 66 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 66 (6.61%) Incident Management
3 64 (6.41%) Problem Management
4 54 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
5 53 (5.31%) E-Commerce
6 48 (4.81%) Load Balancing
7 39 (3.91%) Migration
8 34 (3.41%) Service Delivery
9 33 (3.31%) Change Control
10 32 (3.21%) Asset Management
10 32 (3.21%) Service Management
11 31 (3.11%) Project Management
12 28 (2.81%) Network Monitoring
13 27 (2.71%) Time Management
14 23 (2.30%) Release Management
14 23 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
15 22 (2.20%) CRM
16 21 (2.10%) Change Management
16 21 (2.10%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 189 (18.94%) SQL
2 82 (8.22%) PowerShell
3 36 (3.61%) Java
4 31 (3.11%) Shell Script
5 30 (3.01%) Perl
6 20 (2.00%) VBScript
7 19 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 17 (1.70%) VB
8 17 (1.70%) T-SQL
9 16 (1.60%) Python
10 15 (1.50%) PHP
10 15 (1.50%) JavaScript
11 13 (1.30%) C#
12 11 (1.10%) VBA
13 10 (1.00%) C
14 9 (0.90%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.40%) Jython
16 2 (0.20%) XQuery
16 2 (0.20%) ABAP
16 2 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 197 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (12.02%) MCSE
3 85 (8.52%) MCITP
4 73 (7.31%) Degree
5 67 (6.71%) MCP
6 66 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (5.81%) CCNA
8 41 (4.11%) MCSA
9 35 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 31 (3.11%) MCTS
11 30 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
12 27 (2.71%) Citrix Certification
13 25 (2.51%) CCNP
14 17 (1.70%) Security Cleared
15 13 (1.30%) CCA
16 12 (1.20%) CCIA
17 11 (1.10%) CISSP
18 10 (1.00%) SC Cleared
18 10 (1.00%) OCP
18 10 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (8.92%) SLA
2 12 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.80%) QA
4 7 (0.70%) COBIT
4 7 (0.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (0.70%) GAMP
4 7 (0.70%) GCP
4 7 (0.70%) GMP
5 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 258 (25.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (14.53%) Hyper-V
3 82 (8.22%) vSphere
4 55 (5.51%) VMware ESX
5 48 (4.81%) XenDesktop
6 47 (4.71%) XenApp
7 29 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (2.91%) KVM
8 26 (2.61%) XenServer
9 24 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (1.80%) Terminal Services
11 14 (1.40%) NFS
12 12 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
14 8 (0.80%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.60%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
18 3 (0.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 81 (8.12%) SCCM
2 41 (4.11%) Backup Exec
3 35 (3.51%) SCOM
4 23 (2.30%) WSUS
5 19 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 18 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
7 15 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (1.40%) Puppet
9 13 (1.30%) Tivoli
9 13 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 12 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 11 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 11 (1.10%) HP SIM
12 10 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (0.80%) ARCserve
13 8 (0.80%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.50%) MOM
15 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 548 (54.91%) Microsoft
2 390 (39.08%) VMware
3 246 (24.65%) Citrix
4 188 (18.84%) Cisco
5 93 (9.32%) HP
6 60 (6.01%) Symantec
7 43 (4.31%) Oracle
8 33 (3.31%) NetApp
8 33 (3.31%) Dell
9 32 (3.21%) SAP
10 30 (3.01%) Red Hat
11 29 (2.91%) Lotus
11 29 (2.91%) McAfee
12 25 (2.51%) IBM
13 20 (2.00%) EMC
14 19 (1.90%) CheckPoint
14 19 (1.90%) Apple
15 17 (1.70%) Avaya
16 16 (1.60%) SolarWinds
17 15 (1.50%) Juniper
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Talent Spa
Salary: DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Willis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ALFA IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45,000 per annum + bonus + Car + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 42k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + great opportunity
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago